Courtesy of The Hain Celestial Group Inc.

Hain Celestial Appoints New President of North America Business

March 18, 2024
Chad Marquardt moves to Hain from Glanbia Performance Nutrition, where he served as chief customer officer-Americas.

The Hain Celestial Group Inc. has named Chad Marquardt its president, North America, effective March 25, 2024, according to a company release. Marquardt will lead strategy and execution in the U.S. and Canada and will be instrumental in delivering the company’s multi-year Hain Reimagined strategic transformation, the company said. He will report directly to Wendy Davidson, president and CEO.

Marquardt joins Hain after serving as chief customer officer for the Americas for Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), overseeing commercial delivery across the snacks, beverages and supplement brands in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. He also has previous experience at Reckitt Benckiser, a health, hygiene and nutrition company, in executive roles in retail sales and global integration. He drove growth of brands such as Enfamil baby formula, Clearasil personal care and Lysol disinfectant. Prior to that, Marquardt worked for Mead Johnson Nutrition and Unilever as well.

Hain produces products across snacks, baby/kids, beverages, meal preparation and personal care, under brands such as Garden Veggie, Terra, Garden of Eatin’, Earth’s Best and Ella’s Kitchen among many others.

About the Author

Andy Hanacek | Senior Editor

Andy Hanacek has covered meat, poultry, bakery and snack foods as a B2B editor for nearly 20 years, and has toured hundreds of processing plants and food companies, sharing stories of innovation and technological advancement throughout the food supply chain. In 2018, he won a Folio:Eddie Award for his unique "From the Editor's Desk" video blogs, and he has brought home additional awards from Folio and ASBPE over the years. In addition, Hanacek led the Meat Industry Hall of Fame for several years and was vice president of communications for We R Food Safety, a food safety software and consulting company.

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